House of Lords throws out Second Reform Bill

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Historical Context Note

The rejection of the Reform Bill precipitated riots in Bristol, Nottingham and elsewhere.

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Editors. "House of Lords throws out Second Reform Bill". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4693, accessed 24 July 2014.]